GLOBAL ORGANISATIONS RELATED TO CHANNEL 4 PROGRAMMES
The following global organisations have featured in programmes; all other support can be found through the main menu
Human Rights Watch
An independent organisation dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.
Amnesty International campaign against violations of human rights
Save The Children
Save The Children work across 120 countries to help save children’s lives as well as fight for the rights of children.
UNICEF work with partner organisations in over 190 countries and territories working specifically for children and their rights.
King's Sierra Leone Partnership
Partnerships that build long-term health systems
Treatment centres that offer Ebola care, training and support
NHS Information on the Ebola Virus
WHO – World Health Organization
Information about reported cases of Ebola virus disease.
DEC – Disasters Emergency Committee
Working to help stop the spread of Ebola and provide support to those affected by the crisis.
MSF- Medicins Sans Frontieres
MSF have built the largest Ebola treatment centre in Liberia and will shortly commence clinical trials at their sites in West Africa.
Save The Children
Save The Children work in West Africa through treatment centres and by supporting children affected by the epidemic.
Red Cross blog from a nurse working in their Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone
CHARITIES WORKING IN KENYA
The Tumaini Children’s Drop-in Center seeks to improve the lives of street children and youths in Eldoret, Kenya by empowering them with knowledge, skills, opportunities and resources.
Rescues homeless children from the streets of Kenya, providing the with a home, education, care and counseling.
Save The Children
Organise projects in Kenya.
Helps children orphaned by HIV/Aids in Kenya and other parts of Africa.
SOS Children’s Villages
Organise Sponsorship of children in Kenya to improve their life.
International Justice Mission UK
A human rights organisation helping victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.
World Health Organisation information on Zika virus, including international spread and latest situation reports.
Medecins Sans Frontieres - MSF
MSF deliver emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.
MSF Access aim to improve access to medicines, diagnostics and vaccines.Further information is online about their work with ARV drugs treatments including drugs for TB.
British Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org.uk Support the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and their work. The Red Cross is a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that globally helps people in crisis.
The Global Fund
The Global Fund is an international financing institution that has supported 1,000 projects in 150 countries. This includes working on large-scale prevention, treatment and care programs for HIV/Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis.
Avert are an international charity based in the UK, they assist with prevention of HIV and AIDS worldwide through education, treatment and care.
This is a global partnership of 33 nationally-based organisations with offices in the UK, US and Belgium. They support community action on AIDS in developing countries.
OTHER ORGANISATIONS FEATURED
Operation Bobbi Bear provides help and support sexually abused children in Durban, South Africa.
Acid Survivors Foundation – Pakistan
Acid Survivors Foundation works towards the elimination of acid violence and the protection and promotion of survivors’ human rights, including access to medical, legal, social and economic services.